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BBC Promenade Concerts 2005



The 2005 Prom season runs from 15th July to 10th September. Every concert is broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and some will be shown on BBC television channels. Full details of all concerts and broadcasts, including the BBC's streamed radio services can be found by clicking HERE




English Music At The Proms 2005: by Em Marshall


PROM 1: Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Tippett Soloists, BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra/Sir Roger Norrington, Royal Albert Hall, 15 July, 2005 (CC)


PROM 3 : Purcell, 'The Fairy Queen'    Gabrieli Consort and Players, dir. Paul McCreesh.   Royal Albert Hall, 17 July 2005 (ME)


PROM 4: Wagner, ‘Die Walküre’ Soloists, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, dir. Antonio Pappano, 18 July, 2005 (ME)


PROM 6: Musgrave, Rachmaninoff, Nielsen Stephen Hough, piano, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 20 July 2005 (TJH)


PROM 8: Stravinsky, MacMillan, Ravel Soloists, BBC Singers, BBC Philharmonic/Gianandrea Noseda, James MacMillan, RAH, 21 July, 2005 (CC)


PROM 9: Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K216, Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C# minor, Christian Tetzlaff, violin, Philharmonia Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 22 July, 2005 (TJH)


PROM 13: Elgar, ‘The Dream of Gerontius’ Soloists, Hallé, Mark Elder, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 24 July 2005 (ED)


PROM 14: Tippett, The Vision of St Augustine, Shostakovich, Symphony No. 10, Roderick Williams (baritone) Elisabeth Atherton (soprano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox (conductor), 25 July 2005 (AO)


PROM 15: Lyadov,  Baba-Yaga, The Enchanted Lake, Kikimora; Oliver Knussen,: Whitman Settings, Detlev Glanert,: Theatrum bestiarum (world premiere); Stravinsky, The Fairy's Kiss; Claire Booth (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, John Storgårds (conductor), 26 July 2005 (AO)


PROM 16 and PROM 17: CBSO/Sakari Oramo (7pm) and Manchester Camerata/Douglas Boyd (10pm), Royal Albert Hall, 27 July, 2005 (TJH)

PROM 18: Adams, Corigliano, Prokofiev, Joshua Bell (violin), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop, Royal Albert Hall, 28 July, 2005 (MB)


PROM 19: Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Prokofiev Sergey Khachatryan (violin); BBC Philharmonic/Vassily Sinaisky, Royal Albert Hall, 29 July, 2005 (CC)


PROM 23: Hector Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette, dramatic symphony after Shakespeare’s tragedy, Soloists, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov, Royal Albert Hall, 31 August 2005 (ED)


PROM 24: Sibelius, Abrahmsen, Brahms, Nelson Freire, piano, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 1 August, 2005 (TJH)


PROM 27: Vir, Shankar, a selection of Ragas Ravi & Anoushka Shankar; BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jurjen Hempel, Royal Albert Hall, 3 August, 2005 (CC)


PROM 30: Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Sibelius, Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 5 August 2005 (TJH)


PROM 33: Berg, Three Pieces for Orchestra; Mahler, Das klagende Lied, Gwynneth Ann Jeffers (soprano), Michelle de Young (mezzo-soprano),  Johan Botha (tenor) Mark Delavan (baritone), The Boys of Kings College Choir, Cambridge, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles  (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, 7 August 2005 (AO)


PROM 35: Lambert, Coleridge-Taylor, Stanford and Elgar, Mark Stone (baritone), Phillipe Graffin (violin), BBC Concert Orchestra/Barry Wordsworth, Royal Albert Hall, 11 August, 2005 (ED)


PROM 36: Weber, Chin, Bruckner, Christiane Oelze (soprano); Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Kent Nagano, Royal Albert Hall, London, 10 August, 2005 (CC)


PROM 37: Brahms, Beethoven, Wagner, Hartmann, Gianluca Cascioli (piano); BBC Symphony Orchestra/Ingo Metzmacher, Royal Albert Hall, 11 August, 2005 (CC)


PROM 38: Sørensen: The Little Mermaid (world premiere), Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16, Nielsen: Symphony No. 5, Op. 50, Inger Dam-Jensen, soprano, Gert Henning-Jensen, tenor, Lars Vogt, piano, Danish National Girls Choir, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Dausgaard, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 12 August, 2005 (TJH)


PROM 39:  Mendelssohn, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Overture and Incidental Music:  Beethoven, Symphony no. 5, Mary Nelson, Victoria Simmonds, Methodist College Belfast Girls’ Choir, Ulster Orchestra, Thierry Fischer, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 13 August, 2005  (ME)


PROM 41: Mozart, Sinfonia concertante K297b and Mahler, Symphony No.1 in D major, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim, Royal Albert Hall, 14 August 2005 (MB)


PROM 42: Tchaikovsky, Iolanta Soloists; Chorus & Orchestra of WNO/Vassily Sinaisky, Royal Albert Hall, 15 August, 2005 (CC)


PROM 44: Berg and Mahler, Christine Schäfer (soprano); Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Danielle Gatti, Royal Albert Hall, 17 August, 2005 (CC)


PROM 46: Lilburn, Mahler, Sibelius, Jonathan Lemalu, bass-baritone, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, James Judd, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 18 August, 2005 (TJH)


PROM 47: Tippett and Beethoven, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 19 August, 2005 (TJH)


PROM 49: Gubaidulina and Beethoven, soloists & choirs, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Masur (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, 20 August, 2005 (AN)


PROM 50: Novak, Schumann and Stravinsky, Llyr Williams (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jiri Belohlavek conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 21 August, 2005 (ED)


PROM 51: Ravel and Shostakovich, Hélène Grimaud, piano, London Symphony Orchestra/Bernard Haitink, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 22 August, 2005 (ED)


PROM 52:  Handel, ‘Julius Caesar’ Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, William Christie, Royal Albert Hall, 23 August, 2005  (ME)


PROM 53: Ravel and Walton, Bernarda Fink (soprano), European Union Youth Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, 24 August, 2005 (AO)


PROM 56: Brahms and Liszt Nikolaj Znaider, violin, BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 26 August, 2005 (CC)


PROM 57: Rossini, Debussy, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Wagner, Rimsky-Korsakov, World Orchestra for Peace, Valery Gergiev (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, 27 August 2005 (AR)


PROM 58: Verdi Requiem, soloists, BBC Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 28 August, 2005 (ED)


PROM 59: Wagner, Beethoven, Richard Strauss; Emanuel Ax (piano), Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, David Zinman (conductor): Prom 59: Royal Albert Hall, 29 August 2005 (AR).

PROM 60: Mahler, Symphony No. 3 Yvonne Naef, (mezzo-soprano) The Cleveland Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Franz Welser-Möst (conductor) Royal Albert Hall, 30th August 2005 (AO)

PROM 61: Stravinsky, Boulez, Messiaen Stravinsky : Symphonies of Wind instruments (1920-1) Boulez :  e e cummings ist der Dichter Stravinsky : The dove descending breaks the air, Three sacred Slavonic choruses Messiaen : Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine (AO)

PROM 62: Beethoven: Missa Solemnis (Mass in D): Soloists, Cleveland Orchestra Chorus , The Cleveland Orchestra  / Franz Welser-Möst, conductor. (ED)


PROM 63 and PROM 65: Mahler, Lutoslawski, Brahms, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Mariss Jansons, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 1-2 September, 2005 (TJH

PROM 66: Copland Fanfare for the Common Man Berlioz Symphonie fantastique Vaughan Williams Symphony No.6 in E minor Juilliard and Royal Academy of Music Orchestras / Sir Colin Davis, conductor (ED)

PROM 67: Zemlinsky : Die Seejungfrau, Brahms :  A German Requiem, Marie Arnet (Soprano) Simon Keenlyside (Baritone) BBC Symphony Orchestra Philharmonia Chorus, BBC Symphony Chorus, James Conlon (conductor) Royal Albert Hall, 4th September 2005 (AO)

PROM 71: Haydn, Berg, Stravinsky: Katarina Dalayman (soprano), Wiener Philharmoniker, Zubin Mehta (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, 7 September, 2005 (AR)

PROM 72: Bruckner, Symphony No.8 in C minor (ed. Nowak), Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph Eschenbach (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, 8 September, 2005 (MB)

Last Night of the Proms: Andreas Scholl, counter-tenor, John Williams, guitar, Paul Lewis, piano, Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano, BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Paul Daniel, conductor, Royal Albert Hall, 10 September, 2005 (TJH)


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